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News Government General
October 22, 2020  

100,000 rapid COVID-19 tests have arrived, being distributed to provinces

Bought 7.9 million ID Now tests from Abbott Diagnostics that can produce results on the spot in under 15 minutes.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 28, 2020  

COVID-19 further delaying some overdue military procurements

More than 100 military procurements were already listed as delayed before the pandemic hit.

News Transportation General
August 4, 2020  

Navy enters new era by welcoming long awaited Arctic warship into fleet

HMCS Harry DeWolf was welcomed in a ceremony at Canadian Forces Base Halifax on July 31, five years after Irving Shipbuilding first started cutting steel

News Government General
August 3, 2020  

Feds keep lid on company names, dollar amounts in some COVID-19 contracts

The latest figures provided by the government also show that about two-fifths of the total contracts awarded as of July 16 have gone to domestic suppliers

News Government Transportation General
July 29, 2020  

Quebec shipyard late on delivering icebreakers after pushing feds on purchase

Ottawa agreed to purchase the three used civilian icebreakers at a total cost of at least $827 million from Chantier Davie in August 2018

Biz Intelligence Manufacturing General
July 24, 2020  

Building procurement resilience in a volatile world

Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partner: SYSPRO. A four-step

News Government General
July 21, 2020  

Feds order supplies for two doses of COVID-19 vaccine when it’s ready

Syringes are in place but bids for the other supplies opened last week and will be accepted until the end of July.

News Manufacturing General
July 14, 2020  

H-Source, Relevium partner to develop global supply of PPE

Platform centralizes procurement of medical surgical supplies for hospitals, governments and businesses.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 9, 2020  

Biden proposes $700B-plus `Buy American’ campaign

Proposes tightening current Buy American laws easily circumvented by government agencies.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2020  

Military spending needed more now than ever: top defence official

Fears the Trudeau government will lean heavily on the $29-billion defence budget to help get spending back under control after COVID-19.

News Aerospace Government General
May 6, 2020  

Canada invests another $70M in F-35 development

No commitment to buy but staying in the program has advantages: partners get a purchasing discount.

News Manufacturing General
April 2, 2020  

McMaster Innovation Park rolling out digital procurement

The bids&tenders platform is expected to modernize the research centre’s procurement effort.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 3, 2020  

Armoured vehicle market to jump to $21.97B: Allied

The boost in the market is due to militarization of law enforcement agencies and surge in demand for bulletproof vehicles.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 3, 2020  

Federal efforts to award contracts to Indigenous businesses hit snags

Promised to redirect at least 5% of contracts to Indigenous-led businesses.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 6, 2020  

Premiers to celebrate USMCA, beat back protectionism in Washington

Trump kicking the tires on a Buy American move that would pull the US out of a $1.7-trillion procurement agreement with WTO members.